Egypt vs Mexico - Cost of Living Comparison

Egypt Mexico
🚶 Cost of living one person
$418
$713
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1099
$1726
🏠 One person rent
$140
$319
🏘️ Family rent
$285
$559
🍽️ Food expenses
$178
$263
🚐 Transport expenses
$34
$61.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$232
$641
💸 GDP per capita
$3569
$8329
😃 Human freedom index
4.49
6.92
❤️ Life expectancy
72.2
75.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
31
🌐 English speaking %
33.7%
13%
🎓 Higher education
72
90
😀 Quality of life
52
48
🏙️ Population
94.8M
125M

The average cost of living in Egypt ($418) is 41% less expensive than in Mexico ($713). Egypt ranked 189th vs 118th for Mexico in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Egypt compared to 0.9 months in Mexico. Ranked 80th and 99th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Egypt vs Mexico

We calculate prices for Egypt and Mexico as a population-weighted mean of 29 and 144 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Egypt Mexico
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.51
$7.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.8
$22.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.52
$5.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.74
$1.9
 Cappuccino
$1.72
$2.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$0.88
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$150
$402
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$91.7
$227
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$344
$705
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$209
$429
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21.8
$33.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.7
$51.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15
$22.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.64%
11.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$661
$1312
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$366
$901
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.23
$0.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12
$23.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.35
$8.64
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
$1.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$1.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.35
$1.7
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.44
$6.33
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.61
$5.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.15
$8.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$2.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$1.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$1.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$1.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.73
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.29
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.46
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$3.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.67
$4.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.29
$2.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.02
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.93
$1.53
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.7
$33.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.02
$3.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.5
$26.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.69
$7.26
👖 Brand Jeans
$37.9
$41.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$73
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$106
$200
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3106
$3998

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Cities Comparison in Egypt vs Mexico

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Egypt

City Cost of living Population
Cairo
$473
9.29M
Giza
$413
5.6M
Alexandria
$408
4.87M
Shubra El Kheima
$380
1.03M
Mansoura
$377
960K
Suez
$316
517K
Helwan
$374
619K
El Mahalla El Kubra
$349
543K
Port Said
$471
524K
Ismailia
$324
293K
Faiyum
$366
316K
Tanta
$341
430K
Asyut
$395
389K
Zagazig
$367
303K
Kafr El Dawwar
$365
263K
Shibin El Kom
$354
177K
Sohag
$344
194K
Minya
$364
236K
Aswan
$309
268K
Luxor
$345
202K
Benha
$340
158K
Qena
$329
201K
Damanhur
$348
244K
Hurghada
$433
161K
Damietta
$371
207K
Beni Suef
$263
193K
Sharm El Sheikh
$457
73K
El Gouna
$360
15K
Dahab
$468
4.48K

In Mexico

City Cost of living Population
Mexico City
$941
8.92M
Ciudad Juarez
$804
1.32M
Tijuana
$913
1.96M
Zapopan
$759
1.48M
Ecatepec de Morelos
$752
1.93M
Guadalajara
$751
1.46M
Monterrey
$886
1.14M
Leon
$662
1.58M
Chihuahua
$691
878K
Puebla
$657
1.43M
Saltillo
$715
864K
Aguascalientes
$581
934K
San Luis Potosi
$743
773K
Hermosillo
$730
856K
Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl
$622
1.08M
Naucalpan
$752
872K
Cancun
$868
889K
Mexicali
$659
1.03M
Cuautitlan Izcalli
$545
531K
Torreon
$577
717K
Merida
$823
892K
Queretaro
$736
626K
Culiacan
$627
808K
Irapuato
$526
593K
Mazatlan
$699
658K
Tlaquepaque
$623
664K
Tlalnepantla
$794
653K
Guadalupe
$714
692K
San Nicolas de los Garza
$796
443K
Apodaca
$697
523K